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Lomonico’s Restaurant Opening Downtown Location

Walker Evans Walker Evans Lomonico’s Restaurant Opening Downtown Location

It’s been just 10 short months since opening his first restaurant, but Craig Lomonico is ready for number two. His namesake Lomonico’s opened in October last year in Pickerington and his second location will be landing on Gay Street this November. “We had been looking around the Downtown, Short North and Clintonville markets for a […]

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zpizza Opening Fourth Store on Grandview Avenue

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson zpizza Opening Fourth Store on Grandview Avenue

When California-based zpizza launched in Columbus six years ago, it was met with enthusiasm and gratitude. Their approach to pizza-making – using less-processed, fresher ingredients, like hormone and preservative-free meats and cheeses, and orgainc flour – was bold, refreshing, and essential. With three local franchised branches currently in operation — the original Short North store […]

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First Look: Arepazo Latin Grill

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Arepazo Latin Grill

We announced this past April that popular Venezuelan restaurant, El Arepazo, would be expanding to include a third venue in the city at 515 South High Street. Just four and half short months later, Arepazo Latin Grill is open for business. With seating enough for 145 guests, Arepazo Latin Grill is the ideal spot for […]

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DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

Walker Evans Walker Evans DareDevil Dogs Restaurant Launching in November Near OSU

The tiny restaurant space located at 1437 North High Street has sat empty for nearly a year following the closing of the Commonwealth Sandwich Bar last November. But this November, the spot will see new life as DareDevil Dogs opens their doors to the public. DareDevil is a new hot dog shop with a chef-created […]

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ACRE: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening this Fall in Clintonville

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson ACRE: Farm-to-Table To-Go Opening this Fall in Clintonville

The farm-to-table movement is alive, well, and delicious. With no shortage of farmers markets and the chefs who support them, Columbus is a town that’s embraced the practice of fresh, local eating. So when Todd Mills, who had moved to Columbus from the Bay Area, worked with development and marketing for Local Matters, and who […]

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First Look: Oddfellows Liquor Bar

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Oddfellows Liquor Bar

You’ve got to love Columbus’ entrepreneurial spirit! Indeed, this is a city where anyone with a dream, and the right mix of hard work and creative vision, can have it all. Look at Mikey Sarboro, who, five years ago, launched what has become one of the city’s best-loved and most recognizable pizza brands, Mikey’s Late […]

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First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Ayana Wilson Ayana Wilson First Look: Double Comfort Restaurant

Double Comfort Restaurant, the social enterprise which donates a meal to a food pantry for every meal sold, opened quietly this past Saturday, July 19th,  at 505 North High Street. The restaurant is the first for Mary Lyski and her husband, who took a fried chicken recipe supposedly handed down from an old riverboat captain, and […]

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